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Don't know if anyone wants to post this info, but I figured it would be nice to know. Might want to meet up at the airport if we are there at the same time ...

Kathy and I will be getting there Nov 1 at 12:25 pm on American Airlines Flt 561 out of Miami.

We leave on Nov 7 at 2:30 pm American Airlines Flt 1018

Never too soon to book your flights. :-!
 

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Okay, I saw your other post. :-d I posted some time back about airfares and such, got not even a nibble. Wish I'd bought my ticket before oil got to where it is.

Still haven't got mine, I'll try to get it done in the next week or so. Starting (yet) another new job on Monday morning (lucky to have it, even though it's nothing great/too far from home and won't last that long....).

Anyway, I know there was word in the Searaider '08 thread from Thor on his and Whse's flight plans (no specifics). So they've got theirs.

Lets leave this up for awhile, I think arrival times in GC if similar could be something good to know (do we get rental cars at the airport? Or are they somewhere else?).
 

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Okay, I saw your other post. :-d I posted some time back about airfares and such, got not even a nibble. Wish I'd bought my ticket before oil got to where it is.

Still haven't got mine, I'll try to get it done in the next week or so. Starting (yet) another new job on Monday morning (lucky to have it, even though it's nothing great/too far from home and won't last that long....).

Anyway, I know there was word in the Searaider '08 thread from Thor on his and Whse's flight plans (no specifics). So they've got theirs.

Lets leave this up for awhile, I think arrival times in GC if similar could be something good to know (do we get rental cars at the airport? Or are they somewhere else?).
Haven't bought mine yet either, but will in the next few weeks. IIRC each airline only flies into GC once a day. So, if I fly American on the 1st, I'll be on the same flight as John and kathy. Might be something to consider when booking flights.

Regarding rental cars, each room gets a car. This will definitely need to be coordinated for those of us sharing rooms. The rental place is right there at the airport. It's a short walk to the parking lot next door.
 

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Haven't booked mine yet as I may be moving to Houston. Nothing certain but a possibility. Last time I went from Chicago I transited in Houston....... I think... or maybe that was when i went to Trinidad... Hmmmmmm, can't remember....... I guess this ended up as a totally meaningless post by me :)

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Haven't booked mine yet as I may be moving to Houston. Nothing certain but a possibility. Last time I went from Chicago I transited in Houston....... I think... or maybe that was when i went to Trinidad... Hmmmmmm, can't remember....... I guess this ended up as a totally meaningless post by me :)

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No worries Pete....it's late.:-d
 

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Thor and I are flying out of Minneapolis on Delta at 5:25 am to Atlanta leaving Atlanta at 10:20 am and arriving into Georgetown at 12:03 pm. Whse
 

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Thor and I are flying out of Minneapolis on Delta at 5:25 am to Atlanta leaving Atlanta at 10:20 am and arriving into Georgetown at 12:03 pm. Whse
You guys are on Delta, and John and kathy are on American...cool. Either way, I say we start the party on the plane.:-!
 

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I'm flying out on American flt 561 also. I'm really looking forward to the trip. That said, did anyone else notice that American is now charging for the bags? I think I'm going to call them tomorrow and see if I'm grandfathered in since I bought my tickets prior to that coming into effect. My first bag should be free (that would be the heavy one with the dive equipment, lol).

Either way, It'll be a great time. I'm really looking forward to it.
 

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I'm flying out on American flt 561 also. I'm really looking forward to the trip. That said, did anyone else notice that American is now charging for the bags? I think I'm going to call them tomorrow and see if I'm grandfathered in since I bought my tickets prior to that coming into effect. My first bag should be free (that would be the heavy one with the dive equipment, lol).

Either way, It'll be a great time. I'm really looking forward to it.
The way I read it ... for flights inside the US and Us territories ... one bag but to Grand Cayman 2 checked in bags ... Please let us know what they say.
 

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Is anyone thinking of staying an extra day??

I am starting to look towards booking my flight and thought about flying back on Sat instead of Fri.
 

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Is anyone thinking of staying an extra day??

I am starting to look towards booking my flight and thought about flying back on Sat instead of Fri.
I'm thinking about staying an extra day or two. Possibly to get in a few tech dives, or DPV dives with Fraser. That's why I haven't bought my ticket yet, because I'm still trying to decide.
 

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I'm thinking about staying an extra day or two. Possibly to get in a few tech dives, or DPV dives with Fraser. That's why I haven't bought my ticket yet, because I'm still trying to decide.
I have been checking ticket prices, but there are not very good flights from Nashville. It would be just as easy for me to fly back on Sat. so that is probably when I will leave. I just need to check about room availability.
 

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Been thinking maybe a few extra days, even a week? Still unsure, but Studio808's posts got me thinking, maybe check out the accommodations and diving at the other end of the island. Just thinking stage so far though....
 

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I would be interested in hearing of room availability if staying longer, or if folks are moving the circus to the other end of the island for a few days. b-)

I've also delayed making any final flight plans. ;-)

--Keith
 

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I'm still on the fence on these extra few days. So who's staying longer?
Good thing I didn't book my flights!
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Well, I'm holding out for now to see how long my current employment lasts (I roam from job to job, this one could be over next week, or several months from now.... the longer I am there, the more likely I'll extend my stay). But if I do, I will almost certainly be moving to the other end of the island to get a feel for from what I hear, a quite different Grand Cayman experience. Most likely extension for me would be 4 diving days.
 

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Well, I'm holding out for now to see how long my current employment lasts (I roam from job to job, this one could be over next week, or several months from now.... the longer I am there, the more likely I'll extend my stay). But if I do, I will almost certainly be moving to the other end of the island to get a feel for from what I hear, a quite different Grand Cayman experience. Most likely extension for me would be 4 diving days.
After reading Greg's report, the other side of the island does sound intriguing. However, there's tons on the East End that I haven't seen yet, and I've got over 30 dives over there.

Still not sure if I'm going to stay a few days extra. If I do, I'll stay put at Compass Point, 'cause that's where the scooters and the tri-mix live.;-)
 

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We looked at staying longer but because of the flights it was stay for another week or go home ... cost was just to high for an extra week for us, so leaving friday. I hope it works out for you guys!!!!
 
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